Allergic rhinitis: Diagnosis through management

Krouse, Helene J. PhD, ANP-BC, FAAN; Krouse, John H. MD, PhD, FACS, FAAAAI

Nurse Practitioner:
doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000444647.43315.8c
Feature: ALLERGIC INFLAMMATION: CE Connection
Abstract

Abstract: Allergic rhinitis (AR) is an immune hypersensitivity response of the nasal mucosa affecting children and adults. Patients with a genetic predisposition become sensitized to certain allergens over time with repeated exposures. This article will discuss AR from diagnosis through treatment.

In Brief

Allegic rhinitis (AR) is an immune hypersensitivity response of the nasal mucosa affecting children and adults. Patients with a genetic predisposition become sensitized to certain allergens over time with repeated exposures. This article discusses AR from diagnosis through treatment.

Author Information

Helene J. Krouse is a professor at Wayne State University, College of Nursing, Detroit, Mich. and John H. Krouse is a professor and chairman, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and associate dean for Graduate Medical Education at Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa.

The authors and planners have disclosed that they have no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise.

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